Fast-food workers across the country have been staging strikes in front of McDonald’s and other restaurants. The agenda: A pay raise to $15 an hour. That’s about twice as much as many of these folks currently earn.

+ How much more would you be willing to pay for a Big Mac in order to increase the wages of the people who cook and serve it? A few cents could make a big difference. From The Daily Beast: The McPoverty Calculator.

+ How many hours a week would you have to work to survive on fast-food wages? Try MoJo’s calculator and find out.

+ From NPR: Where in the world are there no McDonald’s?

+ Let’s go inside a McDonald’s test kitchen.